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Parasailing in Assam

One of the most popular adventure sports in Assam, Parasailing is also known as Parascending. In this activity, the person wears a special parachute that is attached and towed by a vehicle in the plains and by a boat in the sea. As the vehicle gets speed, the parachute is lifted in the air. From the past few years, parasailing in Assam has become a famous activity. Every year, a huge number of adventure enthusiasts visit this state for a thrilling experience.

The most popular parasailing spot in Assam is north of Guwahati, primarily because of its natural settings. The activity here has been introduced by the Assam Tourist Development Corporation in association with adventure organizations, in order to attract tourists. Parasailing is done in wide open area, by using vehicles. The place is slowly becoming popular amid national and international tourists.

The feeling of flying high in the sky like a bird is an amazing one. Savor the wonderful views of the surroundings and let the cool breeze brush past your face. This is truly a memorable experience.

Best time for parasailing: All throughout the year (except monsoon)

How to reach Assam for Paragliding

  • By Air- The state of Assam is well connected to major cities in India like Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai via regular flights. The main airport of Assam is located in Guwahati named Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. From there, the city is around 25 km away.
  • By Train - The main railhead is in Guwahati. It connects Assam with Kolkata, New Delhi, Chennai, and other cities by direct train. You can take a bus or a taxi to the city and enjoy paragliding in Assam.
  • By Road- Assam state is connected with a great network of roads with other states and cities. You can take a bus or taxi to reach Guwahati and indulge in thrilling paragliding in Assam.

Safety Tips for Paragliding in Assam

  • You have to be physically and mentally fit to take on paragliding in Assam.
  • Double check your harness before each flight.
  • Clear your mind and only fly when you are in the correct state of mind.
  • Practice your ground handling regularly.
  • Follow the instructions given by the paragliding instructor.
  • Do not eat a heavy meal before paragliding in Assam.